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Italy is a country represented by the various districts, cities, towns, special zones and Unesco sites, the people, food, culture and unique attributes to each area within the country. It is a vivrant and beautiful country and proud citizens.

Tortellini of Valeggio, Italy
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Tortellini of Valeggio, Italy

Tortellini of Valeggio, Italy Tortellini is made throughout Italy but also well celebrated with a large yearly festival dedicated to this favorite pasta in the Valeggio district of Lake Garda, Italy.     Making fresh tortellini in Valeggio While on a travel journalist and blogger tour of the Lake Garda region, we dropped by Valeggio to […]

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Hall of mirrors at the Palazzo Reale in Genoa, Italy
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Genoa’s Unesco World Heritage Sites

Genoa’s Unesco World Heritage Sites Genoa boasts one of the most glamorous Unesco World Heritage sites in an area that is filled with of amazing palazzo or grand palaces just beyond the harbor and the medieval section of the city. This entire stretch of palaces is called the Strade Nuove or ”New Streets” and includes the decadent […]

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Visiting Genoa and its many stunning churches
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Visiting Genoa

Visiting Genoa, Italy in 24 hours Visiting Genoa, Italy is one of those harbor cities that are so underrated and not even on any radar for travelers visiting Italy. Even though the big three destinations, Rome, Florence or Venice are a must, Genoa is also special because of its illustrious trading history.  For those looking beyond the popular destinations […]

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A specialty delicatessen in Trastevere, Rome
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Trastevere – tasting specialty and local foods

  Trastevere – tasting specialty and local foods     It all starts with this classic Roman dish – fried artichokes just made perfectly with a hot, crispy and gooey texture. And I’m so happy to get a whole plateful to myself! It’s enough of an appetizer for two, but I loved tasting every morsel of this freshly made apperitivo (appetizer). […]

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Piazza Navona in Rome: 15 pictures to inspire you to visit
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Rome: 20 pictures to inspire you to visit

Rome: 20 pictures to inspire you to visit – Travel Photo Mondays I’m hanging out late in the afternoon at the Piazza Navona in Rome, and my timing is perfect.  This is the time for Passeggiata, the afternoon ritual of strolling and enjoying the end of day in many communities around Italy, even here in busy Rome. The […]

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A visit to the sweet hamlet of Borghetto
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A visit to the sweet hamlet of Borghetto

A visit to the sweet hamlet of Borghetto in the Lake Garda region of Northern Italy I love little villages and towns, especially in the Northern regions of Italy around Lake Garda, oozing with so many small hamlets and many fronting a river that runs through the village. They are quite lovely to visit including Borghetto in […]

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Sunrise at Hotel La Ali del Frassino in Peschiera del Garda
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Luxury stay in Peschiera del Garda

Luxury stay in Peschiera del Garda for- Travel Photo Mondays   I slept so soundly which was strange because I’m always fidgeting in a new place and I usually have a difficult time to fall asleep. But last night I must have been really tired because I slept up to the sunrise. I completely forgot to […]

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